NEWS: Job Vacancy- Funding Development Officer

SENAC are seeking a Funding Development Officer to develop and support the Charity’s ability to sustain services. This new post is an opportunity to bring a more strategic focus to a successful charity entering its third decade of helping vulnerable children and their parents. The successful candidate will proactively identify and position SENAC for appropriate funding opportunities and diversify income, while cultivating relationships and partnerships to financially support our charitable mission.

This post is funded by the Dormant Accounts Fund NI.

Summary of Role:

24 hrs per week

Fixed Term from date of appointment until Project completion date December 2025

Salary £21,599 in Year 1

This role requires applicants with professional experience securing funds from Trusts, Foundations, Corporate Sponsorship or successfully creating income diversification. You must be a good negotiator, have excellent communication and networking skills. The ability to write compelling proposals, and confidently present to prospective partners and stakeholders is a must for this role.

Essential Criteria includes:

· Minimum of 2 years professional experience raising substantial funds (ie 4,5 or 6 figure amounts) through strategic partnerships, grant awards, corporate partnerships or cultivating donor relationships.

· Ability to successfully write funding bids/applications.

· Excellent organisation and communication skills.

· Ability to present to a range of relevant stakeholders/potential partners.

For the full criteria, role description and further information on SENAC and this post, please download and read the Applicant Pack ’23-Funding Development Officer

To apply please email completed applications by 5.00 pm on the closing date of Monday 21st August 2023.


Please do not forward CVs for this post.

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